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Russia blocks 49 Navalny-linked websites: aide

Moscow, Russia: Russia's media regulator has blocked 49 websites linked to jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, his ally said Monday, as pressure mounts on...

Roman Protasevich: jailed Belarus activist moved to house arrest

Moscow, Russia: Belarus's opposition-in-exile said Friday dissident journalist Roman Protasevich, who was dramatically detained after his plane was forced to land in Minsk, has...

Belarus slams ‘hostile’ new Western sanctions

Moscow, Russia: Belarus on Tuesday denounced coordinated sanctions against the ex-Soviet country by the EU, US, Britain, and Canada, imposed after the forced landing...

Hong Kong denies bail to pro-democracy media executives under security law

Hong Kong, China: Two executives from Hong Kong's pro-democracy Apple Daily appeared in court on Saturday on charges of collusion and were denied bail...

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Swiss unanimously votes for same-sex union referendum

GENEVA — In Switzerland, a controversial same-sex marriage referendum has been resoundingly approved by voters of the conservative, rich Alpine...
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New Covid surge overwhelms hospitals in parts of US

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to one of the country's top health officials, the spike in coronavirus cases in the...

China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment...

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